I have debian(elementary os) and windows installed on my lap. In the boot menu, every time I'm getting debian os first and it will automatically load after 5 seconds. How can I change the order to windows first?

  • go into bios and change the order – Katz May 1 '16 at 6:39
  • Both os in the same hard drive. Is that possible? – CssSY May 1 '16 at 6:52
  • Yes do a Google search for how to enter bios for you computer, I have 2 os installed just like you what I do to switch between the two I press f12 as soon the computer boot which brings me to bios and then I pick which os I want to boot up. – Katz May 1 '16 at 7:00

Just for the record Elementary OS != Debian, it might be similar in some ways, but it's unlikely that they only changed the name.

Look at your grub configuration, typically found in /etc/grub or /etc/grub.d, it's probably just a matter of changing the order of things in it. On my machine (that runs Debian exclusively, so I can't test, but if elemtary OS doesn't change how grub is setup it could be similar), I'm guessing I should rename /etc/grub.d/30_os-prober to e.g. etc/grub/07_os-prober.

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